From the Catholic Bishops' Conference:

COP26 is the 2021 United Nations climate change conference. It is the 26th annual summit – giving it the name COP26. With the UK as President, COP26 takes place in Glasgow from Sunday, 31 October to Friday, 12 November 2021.

Governments and negotiators from 197 countries will meet to discuss how to keep temperature rise below dangerous levels and to prevent further climate change.

"COP26 in Glasgow represents an urgent summons to provide effective responses to the unprecedented ecological crisis and the crisis of values that we are presently experiencing, and in this way to offer concrete hope to future generations" - Pope Francis

The Catholic Bishops' Conference has provided a guide, a prayer and other resources for COP26,which you can access on their website:

Catholic Bishops' Conference - COP26

You can also find out more about what is happening in the Archdiocese of Birmingham on the website's environment page.

Environment in the Archdiocese